Horseshoeing: Practical and Scientific
Kjellberg Publishers, 2005 - 100 pages
This book is written so the average horse-owner who is interested in the care of his horses' hooves can read it and understand the needs of his animal. The author has minimized the use of technical medical language. Some of the remedies are simple ones. Mr. churchill was a practicing horseshoer and then a teacher in the US Army Training School for Farriers and Horseshoers. This book should be on every horse-owners bookshelf.
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